Academic's Support Kit

The Academic's Support Kit is a unique resource that provides all the information, skills and guidance to support academic professional development.

Written by a team of experienced and international authors, the Kit offers a wealth of references, techniques and practical advice in the following 6 books:

- Building Your Academic Career

This volume encourages you to take a proactive approach to getting what you want out of academic work whilst being a good colleague

- Getting Started On Research

In contrast to the many books available on techniques of data collection and analysis, this volume deals with the many other practical considerations around actually doing research

- Writing for Publication

This book deals with a number of generic issues around academic writing and considers writing refereed journal articles, books and book chapters in detail as well as other, less common, forms of publication for academics

- Teaching and Supervision

This volume is on presents explanations and possible strategies designed to make your teaching and supervision work less burdensome, more rewarding (for you and your students) and manageable.

- Winning and Managing Research Funding

The pressure to win funding to do research is felt by nearly all academics worldwide. This book details strategies that you might adopt to get your research projects funded, and manage your research projects once they are funded.

- Building Networks

Having good networks is key to achieving what you want in academia. This book describes the kinds of networks that you might build across a range of settings, talks about the pros and cons involved and gives practical guidance on networking activities.

This Kit will be an indispensable guide, for those starting out on an academic career, and those needing to make the next step up the ladder. It will also be welcomed as the complete resource for managers and staff development teams.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: December 2004
  • English
  • 9781847877444 / 0761942327
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 82 GBP
  • Pages: 808
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: Professional and scholarly
  • Publish State: Published
  • Page size: 22
  • Illustration: Illustrations
  • Biblio Notes: Authors, Rebecca Boden, Debbie Epstein and Jane Kenway.
  • Series: The Academic's Support Kit
  • Reference Code: BDZ0005826714